D R Shahar

Summary

Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mediterranean Diet and Functional Indicators among Older Adults in Non-Mediterranean and Mediterranean Countries
    M Zbeida
    D Rivka Shahar, Rd, PhD, The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology and Health Services Evaluation, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel, e mail Tel 972 8 647 7451 Fax 972 8 647 7637
    J Nutr Health Aging 18:411-8. 2014
  2. pmc Adherence to mediterranean diet and decline in walking speed over 8 years in community-dwelling older adults
    Danit R Shahar
    S Daniel International Center for Health and Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology and Health Evaluation, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Negev, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1881-8. 2012
  3. pmc Characteristics of undernourished older medical patients and the identification of predictors for undernutrition status
    Ilana Feldblum
    The S, Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nutr J 6:37. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Does dairy calcium intake enhance weight loss among overweight diabetic patients?
    Danit R Shahar
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer Sheva 84105 Israel
    Diabetes Care 30:485-9. 2007
  5. doi request reprint A controlled intervention study of changing health-providers' attitudes toward personal lifestyle habits and health-promotion skills
    Danit R Shahar
    S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nutrition 25:532-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Nutritional status in relation to balance and falls in the elderly: a preliminary look at serum folate
    Danit Shahar
    S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition and Department of Epidemiology and Health Services Evaluation, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Ann Nutr Metab 54:59-66. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Diet and eating habits in high and low socioeconomic groups
    Danit Shahar
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nutrition 21:559-66. 2005
  8. pmc Dietary factors in relation to daily activity energy expenditure and mortality among older adults
    D R Shahar
    Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Nutr Health Aging 13:414-20. 2009
  9. pmc Misreporting of energy intake in the elderly using doubly labeled water to measure total energy expenditure and weight change
    Danit R Shahar
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:14-24. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Dairy calcium intake, serum vitamin D, and successful weight loss
    Danit R Shahar
    S Daniel Abraham Center for Health and Nutrition and the Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1017-22. 2010

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Mediterranean Diet and Functional Indicators among Older Adults in Non-Mediterranean and Mediterranean Countries
    M Zbeida
    D Rivka Shahar, Rd, PhD, The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology and Health Services Evaluation, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel, e mail Tel 972 8 647 7451 Fax 972 8 647 7637
    J Nutr Health Aging 18:411-8. 2014
    ..Further cohort and intervention studies may shed light on temporal and causal relationships between MEDDIET and these parameters. ..
  2. pmc Adherence to mediterranean diet and decline in walking speed over 8 years in community-dwelling older adults
    Danit R Shahar
    S Daniel International Center for Health and Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology and Health Evaluation, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Negev, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1881-8. 2012
    ..To determine the association between Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) score and 20-m walking speed over 8 years...
  3. pmc Characteristics of undernourished older medical patients and the identification of predictors for undernutrition status
    Ilana Feldblum
    The S, Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nutr J 6:37. 2007
    ..The purpose of the current study is to compare malnourished elderly patients with those at nutritional risk and identify factors contributing to the variability between the groups...
  4. ncbi request reprint Does dairy calcium intake enhance weight loss among overweight diabetic patients?
    Danit R Shahar
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer Sheva 84105 Israel
    Diabetes Care 30:485-9. 2007
    ..To examine the effect of dairy calcium consumption on weight loss and improvement in cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes indicators among overweight diabetic patients...
  5. doi request reprint A controlled intervention study of changing health-providers' attitudes toward personal lifestyle habits and health-promotion skills
    Danit R Shahar
    S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nutrition 25:532-9. 2009
    ..Data regarding health providers' personal lifestyle and the differential effect of a short-term personal lifestyle experience intervention program on health providers are limited...
  6. doi request reprint Nutritional status in relation to balance and falls in the elderly: a preliminary look at serum folate
    Danit Shahar
    S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition and Department of Epidemiology and Health Services Evaluation, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Ann Nutr Metab 54:59-66. 2009
    ..In elderly persons, fall-related injury is a serious public health problem. We investigated the impact of essential nutritional elements on falls in the elderly...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diet and eating habits in high and low socioeconomic groups
    Danit Shahar
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nutrition 21:559-66. 2005
    ..We measured the difference of dietary intake and eating habits across socioeconomic statuses (SESs) in Israel...
  8. pmc Dietary factors in relation to daily activity energy expenditure and mortality among older adults
    D R Shahar
    Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Nutr Health Aging 13:414-20. 2009
    ..To examine the association between dietary factors to daily activity energy expenditure (DAEE) and mortality among older adults...
  9. pmc Misreporting of energy intake in the elderly using doubly labeled water to measure total energy expenditure and weight change
    Danit R Shahar
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Coll Nutr 29:14-24. 2010
    ..One of the major problems in dietary assessment is inaccuracy in reporting diet...
  10. doi request reprint Dairy calcium intake, serum vitamin D, and successful weight loss
    Danit R Shahar
    S Daniel Abraham Center for Health and Nutrition and the Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1017-22. 2010
    ..The role of dairy calcium intake and serum vitamin D concentrations in weight loss is controversial...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake and eating patterns of elderly people in Israel: who is at nutritional risk?
    D Shahar
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:18-25. 2003
    ..To determine dietary intake and eating patterns of older persons in Israel and to identify factors associated with low intake...
  12. doi request reprint Maternal weight misperceptions and smoking are associated with overweight and obesity in low SES preschoolers
    V Kaufman-Shriqui
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology and Health evaluation Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:216-23. 2012
    ..To identify modifiable risk factors for obesity among low socioeconomic status (LSES) children...
  13. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms are associated with food insufficiency and nutritional deficiencies in poor community-dwelling elderly people
    Larissa German
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Services Evaluation, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:3-8. 2011
    ..Depression is associated with nutritional deterioration in older persons and is highly prevalent among people of low socioeconomic status (LSES)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variations in dietary intake affect the consistency of dietary assessment
    D R Shahar
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer Seva, Israel
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:129-33. 2001
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  15. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and risk for malnutrition among hospitalized elderly people
    L German
    S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Nutr Health Aging 12:313-8. 2008
    ..To explore the association between depressive symptoms and risk for malnutrition in hospitalized elderly people...
  16. ncbi request reprint Adaptation of international nutrition databases and data-entry system tools to a specific population
    Iris Shai
    S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 653, 84105, Israel
    Public Health Nutr 6:401-6. 2003
    ..To develop a nutritional dietary intake database based on available reliable international nutritional databases adapted to the local needs of a specific population...
  17. doi request reprint Individualized nutritional intervention during and after hospitalization: the nutrition intervention study clinical trial
    Ilana Feldblum
    S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:10-7. 2011
    ..To test the hypothesis that individualized nutritional treatment during and after discharge from acute hospitalization will reduce mortality and improve nutritional outcomes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Differences in food intake and disparity in obesity rates between adult Jews and Bedouins in southern Israel
    Drora Fraser
    S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Ethn Dis 18:13-8. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to compare eating patterns of Jews and Muslim Bedouins and investigate possible dietary causes for discrepancy in obesity rates...
  19. doi request reprint Assessing individual dietary intake from common-plate meals: a new tool for an enduring practice
    Kathleen Abu-Saad
    S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Public Health Nutr 12:2464-72. 2009
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  20. doi request reprint Weight loss with a low-carbohydrate, Mediterranean, or low-fat diet
    Iris Shai
    S Daniel Abraham Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    N Engl J Med 359:229-41. 2008
    ..Trials comparing the effectiveness and safety of weight-loss diets are frequently limited by short follow-up times and high dropout rates...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of widowhood on weight change, dietary intake, and eating behavior in the elderly population
    D R Shahar
    Ben Gurion University, Israel
    J Aging Health 13:189-99. 2001
    ..To assess the effect of recent widowhood on weight, dietary intake, and habits...
  22. doi request reprint Nutritional risk and health care use before and after an acute hospitalization among the elderly
    Ilana Feldblum
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Nutrition 25:415-20. 2009
    ..Our objective was to assess the nutritional status and health care use of community-dwelling elderly before hospitalization and determine risk factors for longer hospitalizations during 3 mo of follow-up...
  23. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of a nutrition education program for medical students: a new challenge
    Ronit Endevelt
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 19:321-30. 2006
    ..Teaching nutrition to medical students is constrained by limitations in curricular time and competition with other topics...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dietary evaluation and attenuation of relative risk: multiple comparisons between blood and urinary biomarkers, food frequency, and 24-hour recall questionnaires: the DEARR study
    Iris Shai
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 135:573-9. 2005
    ..The DEARR study showed that the newly developed FFQ is a valid and reproducible instrument for assessing dietary intake. The VCs obtained can be used for future adjustment of diet-disease RR estimates in this population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Selection of food items for inclusion in a newly developed food-frequency questionnaire
    Iris Shai
    Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Nutr 7:745-9. 2004
    ..To highlight the differences between the food list required in a food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) to rank people by their intake and the food items that contribute to absolute intake, and to discuss possible applications...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet and cardiovascular diseases in an Israeli population
    Natalya Bilenko
    The S Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Prev Med 40:299-305. 2005
    ..Israel is in the Mediterranean basin, but its population immigrated mostly from Europe, Asia, and Africa. We surveyed the adherence of the Israeli Jewish population to Mediterranean Diet (MD) and its association with cardiovascular disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Childhood obesity treatment: targeting parents exclusively v. parents and children
    Moria Golan
    School of Nutritional Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    Br J Nutr 95:1008-15. 2006
    ..These results suggest that omitting the obese child from active participation in the health-centred programme may be beneficial for weight loss and for the promotion of a healthy lifestyle among obese children...
  28. ncbi request reprint Omega-3: the vanishing nutrient beyond cardiovascular prevention and treatment
    Ronit Endevelt
    Isr Med Assoc J 6:235-9. 2004
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